Lawrence Academy has requested a Public Hearing on August 29 before the Board of Selectmen, asking them to place an...
   Turtle survival is always perilous but they have incredible survival skills and the ability to overcome adversity and...
Waning days of Summer at Fitch’s Bridge: “Our lives were just beginning, our favorite moment was right now, our favorite...
 Sustainable Budget Committee Chairman Kevin Forsmo gave Selectmen an update on the committee’s progress and plans at...
Over the past past two weeks steeple jacks have been flying high above Minuteman Common as they first primed and then...
When Groton Girl Scout Troop 6653 was formed in 2007 they decided that ultimately they wanted to do a ‘big trip’ one day....
Selectmen, Board of Groton Electric Light Department and GELD Department Manager Kevin Kelly gathered for celebratory ribbon...
  Lawrence Academy has requested a Public Hearing on August 29 before the Board of Selectmen, asking them to place an article on Fall Town Meeting...
     Wayne William Addy, 68, of Groton, MA passed away Friday, August 19, 2016 at Mass General Hospital surrounded by his family. Wayne was born in...
   Water Superintendent Tom Orcutt reports that Water Department outside watering restrictions are having their intended effect. Water consumption is...
   Having promised and predicted that construction of the Groton Inn would begin in September, John Amaral, a project principal for the New Groton...
   Turtle survival is always perilous but they have incredible survival skills and the ability to overcome adversity and injury. Turtles have walked...
   The Charter Review Committee voted unanimously to dismiss a proposal - originally floated by Town Manager Mark Hadddad – to change Groton’s Town...
Waning days of Summer at Fitch’s Bridge: “Our lives were just beginning, our favorite moment was right now, our favorite songs were unwritten.”...
Over the past past two weeks steeple jacks have been flying high above Minuteman Common as they first primed and then painted Groton’s Old...
Amid what seem to be an endless debate about budgets and efficiency in Groton town government, one department has escaped much attention because it...
Seeking modest, one-bedroom apt. or roommate to share larger apt. IN GROTON OR SURROUNDING AREA. Please call Gary at 508-282-0294...

News

Wednesday, August 24, 2016 - 10:42am
   Having promised and predicted that construction of the Groton Inn would begin in September, John...
Monday, August 22, 2016 - 5:56pm
   The Charter Review Committee voted unanimously to dismiss a proposal - originally floated by...
Wednesday, August 17, 2016 - 9:09pm
On July 31 at 11:57 p.m., the Massachusetts Senate confirmed the passage of a bill (H.4491)...

Obituaries

Wednesday, August 24, 2016 - 11:11am
     Wayne William Addy, 68, of Groton, MA passed away Friday, August 19, 2016 at Mass General...
Friday, August 12, 2016 - 9:58am
 Kathleen (Jones) Gerlach of Nashua, New Hampshire, died August 9th., 2016 at Fairview Nursing Home...
Tuesday, August 2, 2016 - 5:18pm
Daniel Joseph Daigneault, 62, of Groton, MA passed away peacefully on Saturday July 30, 2016...

Features

Tuesday, August 23, 2016 - 12:24pm
   Turtle survival is always perilous but they have incredible survival skills and the ability to...
Monday, August 22, 2016 - 12:21pm
Waning days of Summer at Fitch’s Bridge: “Our lives were just beginning, our favorite moment was...
Thursday, August 18, 2016 - 11:21am
Over the past past two weeks steeple jacks have been flying high above Minuteman Common as they...

Legal

Wednesday, August 17, 2016 - 11:00pm
The Town of Groton Police Department will accept bids for the purchase of (30) TASER Electronic...
Wednesday, August 17, 2016 - 10:58pm
LEGAL NOTICE TOWN OF GROTON PUBLIC HEARING   The Board of Selectmen has scheduled a public hearing...
Thursday, July 28, 2016 - 1:30pm
Public Meeting Notice Groton Conservation Commission In accordance with the Massachusetts Wetlands...

Sports

Wednesday, August 17, 2016 - 10:57pm
Scramble Team Winners August 9 1st, Team 4(31)-Andy Palmer, Jerry Lubenau, Willie Ewing, Barbarjo...
Thursday, July 28, 2016 - 1:36pm
Join the Nashua River Watershed Association (NRWA) for our free Heart Healthy Trails walk Tuesday...
Thursday, July 28, 2016 - 1:33pm
1st Team 7 (32)- Joe Dillon, Jane Barrett, Vince Pothier, Ed Schaffer, Agnes Torrey 2nd Team 1 (33...

Notices

Wednesday, August 24, 2016 - 10:46am
   Water Superintendent Tom Orcutt reports that Water Department outside watering restrictions are...
Wednesday, August 17, 2016 - 9:05pm
Absentee Ballots for the Thursday, September 8, 2016 State Primary are available at the Groton Town...
Wednesday, August 17, 2016 - 5:44pm
Selectmen, Board of Groton Electric Light Department and GELD Department Manager Kevin Kelly...

Happenings

Wednesday, August 17, 2016 - 10:28pm
Once again Troop 1 West Groton will hold a HUGE yard sale on Labor Day, Sept. 5th from 8 a.m. to 2...
Wednesday, August 17, 2016 - 10:25pm
Saturday, Sept. 10, Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church will offer an opportunity to participate...
Wednesday, August 17, 2016 - 10:23pm
The Groton Historical Society has two great events coming up in September: a walking tour of...

People

Wednesday, August 17, 2016 - 10:51pm
Olivia Box, a Hamilton College senior spent the summer in Germany doing research about beekeeping/...
Wednesday, August 17, 2016 - 10:48pm
Groton artist Cynthia Johnston will be among 16 photographers whose work will be shown in the...
Wednesday, August 17, 2016 - 10:46pm
Rensselaer Polytechnic Keaton Brandt of Groton earned a Bachelors Degree in Computer Science at...

Schools

Wednesday, August 17, 2016 - 8:54pm
Groton-Dunstable Regional School District will open its doors for the 2016-2017 school year...
Wednesday, August 17, 2016 - 8:47pm
Country Day School of the Holy Union, 14 Main St., Groton is holding an open house Thurs. Aug. 25...
Tuesday, August 16, 2016 - 2:05pm
Bus Routes for District schools follow, in this order: Florence Roach Elementary, Swallow Union...

Letters

Wednesday, August 17, 2016 - 9:39pm
Dear Editor: I would like to take a moment to congratulate outgoing Parks Chairman Gineane Haberlin...
Wednesday, August 17, 2016 - 9:36pm
Dear Citizens of Groton,   I hope that everyone is enjoying this very hot and humid summer we are...
Tuesday, August 16, 2016 - 12:57pm
Dear Editor, As one of the original founders and Co-Chairs of APEX (“Advocates Promoting...

Out of Town

Wednesday, August 17, 2016 - 10:39pm
Fall is a great season to enjoy the outdoors, whether hiking, gardening, or just playing in the...
Wednesday, August 17, 2016 - 10:38pm
Community Chiropractic in Groton, announces a community event Friday, Sept. 9th from 7-9 pm.  Free...
Wednesday, August 17, 2016 - 10:36pm
Middlesex Conservation District, a not-for-profit environmental agency, will hold its annual Fall...

Public Library

Wednesday, August 17, 2016 - 10:01pm
New! Cookbook Club with Chef Liz Barbour Do you love cookbooks? Try out Groton Library’s New...
Friday, July 22, 2016 - 8:39pm
Adult Programs: Tues, Aug 9, 7-8:30 pm. Bollywood Blast! Adult Dance Workshop. Try something new in...
Friday, July 15, 2016 - 12:07pm
Young Adult Programs: Sign up at gpl.org, or call 978-448-8000. Wed, July 20, 6-7:45 pm. Pizza...

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